Category Archives: Divorce

Surviving the Holidays During a Divorce

Divorce can be hard, especially during the holidays. Traditions are changed and family members seem to be missing. Easing the stress of the holidays can be difficult, especially when children are involved. If you’re struggling to cope with a divorce during the holiday season, here are some ways you can ease the pain. Tips for Surviving the Holidays During a Divorce To get through the holiday season, here are some tips that may help: Don’t make any big decisions With … Read More

How Can I Negotiate Child Custody?

A child custody agreement should be one of the biggest priorities for a couple who is seeking a divorce. Getting an early start on a child custody plan is an easy way to start the negotiation process with your preferences. This article explains the things you can do to avoid conflict when negotiating a child custody plan. Negotiating a Child Custody Agreement When discussing child custody, there are several factors you should address. The more specific your plans are, the less disagreement there … Read More

Property Division Laws in Arizona

When a relationship has run its course and the couple involved decide that they would be happier apart, it’s time to start dividing things up. Parenting plans will have to be formed to divvy up a child’s time with each spouse, families and friends will likely be split, and physical possessions will have to be divided. How exactly is that done, though? Well, luckily, Arizona has some of the most flexible property division laws out there. Arizona Property Division – … Read More

What Custody Rights Do I Have in a Domestic Partnership in Arizona?

In the eyes of the law, domestic partnerships are for when 2 people, whether homosexual or heterosexual, want to file for co-habitation benefits without formally getting married. There are myriad benefits to doing this as opposed to staying single, but just as with divorce, there are some very complex laws for what happens when the relationship has run its course. Benefits of Domestic Partnership Domestic partnership laws are not too different from marriage. People may decide to opt into a … Read More

Does Arizona Have Father’s Custody Rights?

Custody rights differ from state to state in the U.S. Mothers used to receive favorable treatment in custody battles, but luckily for Arizona fathers, our state now recognizes the equal rights of fathers during a separation and a divorce. Both mothers and fathers equally qualify for primary custody of their child and are legally protected with parenting rights and responsibilities. Establishing a father’s custody in Arizona Parents have the right to establish their own custody plan and parenting time. For … Read More